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S.J. Moffat papers, 1940-2006
- Moffat, S.J.
- S.J. Moffat papers
- 1940-2006 (inclusive)19402006
- 86 cubic feet (86 boxes)
- Collection Number
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.
- Additional Reference Guides
Partial finding aid available in repository.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Shannon (S.J.) Moffat was a reporter and free-lance writer based out of Palo Alto, CA. She wrote medical and technical reports for universities and private companies in the U.S., including the University of Wyoming. Born Samuel J. Moffat in 1927, she served in the Navy during the Second World War, and graduated from Amherst College before moving to California in 1954. She passed away in 2009.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The S.J. Moffat collection contains the manuscripts, drafts, and research for Moffat's free-lance articles and reports. The research material includes articles and notes for "A Comprehensive Medical Education System for Wyoming: The Governor's Steering Committee on Medical Education Development" (1974), and a Navy photo scrapbook used for a novel. In addition, there are newspaper clippings, manuals, books, and journals written or edited by Moffat, including several issues of the Stanford Library Associates publication, "The Imprint." There are also audiocassettes of interviews with doctors and professors discussing topics in health, medicine, and technology. There is material covering Moffat's gender transition, including a diary she kept as it was occurring. Other materials, including files of her professional organizations, volunteer work, student advising and certificates, are included as well.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Author maintains copyright.
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Health -- United States -- 20th century.
- Journalism -- United States -- 20th century.
- Medical education.
- Medical writing.
- Technical writing.
- Transgender people--United States.
- Stanford Universities. Libraries. Associates.
- United States. Navy.
- Moffat, Shannon.